ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
A new home or apartment that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments use significantly less energy than typical new homes and apartments while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, EPA held a two-hour meeting for all ENERGY STAR Commercial and Industrial partners in Washington, DC. Click on the link below to download the entire, 98-slide presentation from the meeting. Note that it may take a moment to load due to the file size.
The agenda for the meeting was as follows:
Welcome & ENERGY STAR Plans for 2016
Jean Lupinacci, ENERGY STAR, US EPA
Celebrating the unsung heroes of energy efficiency (because buildings don’t run themselves)
This guide helps small and mid-sized manufacturers apply EPA's Guidelines for Energy Management to their own company. At every step of the way, the guide presents relevant ENERGY STAR tools and resources to help. Find financial incentives and assistance, and learn how you can earn recognition for your efforts.
The ENERGY STAR Student Activity Guide provides a comprehensive overview of ENERGY STAR tools and resources available to colleges and universities that are looking to improve energy performance. It also offers ideas for hosting activities on campus that will appeal to and motivate students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the local community to learn how to protect the environment by using energy-efficient practices and products.
This 74-page document, from the National Science and Technology Council, presents guidance and recommendations on the benefits and complexities in the use of submetering technologies for new and existing buildings.
Teaming Up to Save Energy is a “how-to” guide on building an energy management team. This 40-page booklet discusses the structure, launch, and maintenance of an energy team. Examples from ENERGY STAR partner organizations and a checklist are provided to illustrate practices and help with implementation. This guide complements EPA's Guidelines for Energy Management.
Use this brochure to find the most effective ways you can reduce energy use in your data center. IT professionals, facility managers, energy managers, and sustainability coordinators can identify several opportunities to save energy, from virtualizing your servers to organizing your data to managing data center air flow. Print and share this brochure to your colleagues to help your organization reduce its energy consumption.
Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.
TRANSWESTERN’s Standard Practices for Energy outline the scope, goals and performance metrics, and responsible parties for implementing its practices.
Use this guide to learn where you can save energy in your data center. The guide uses best practices for program design and implementation to illustrate how to plan strategies, perform measurements, and track program performance.